The Wake Up Call Podcast is an interview-based audio program that features Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros interviewing experts on foreign relations, economics, history, current events, politics, political theory, and more. The show has a special focus on, but is not limited to, non-interventionist, libertarian, and Austrian economics topics and viewpoints. Click here for more information about the show. Thank you for joining us.
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177. Why Automation Is Good for the Economy with Dr. Per Bylund
Thursday, November 9, 2017: Dr. Per Bylund, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University, joins Adam Camac to discuss his recent article, Robots Do It Better: Why Automation Is Good for Business, and why increased automation is good for the economy.
176. “A Call for ‘Do-Nothing’ Presidents Without Legacies” with Dr. Richard Ebeling
Wednesday, November 8, 2017: Dr. Richard Ebeling, Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss his recent articles, A Call for “Do-Nothing” Presidents Without Legacies and If Political Candidates Advocated Liberty.
175. Catalonia Declares Independence from Spain and What It Means with Dr. Daniel Lacalle
Monday, October 30, 2017: Dr. Daniel Lacalle, PhD economist and president of Instituto Mises, joins Adam Camac to discuss problems with the Catalan independence referendum, Catalonia’s independence declaration, the response from the Spanish central government in Madrid, and the likely economic consequences of a potential independent Catalonia.
174. The Puerto Rico Debt Crisis and Richard Thaler Wins the Nobel Prize in Economics with Dr. Peter Klein
Friday, October 27, 2017: Dr. Peter Klein, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University, joins Adam Camac to discuss the Puerto Rico debt crisis, whether Puerto Rico should default, Richard Thaler winning the Nobel Prize in Economics, and what to make of Thaler’s work.
173. Gun Politics in the Aftermath of the Las Vegas Shooting with Larry Pratt
Thursday, October 26, 2017: Larry Pratt, Executive Director Emeritus of Gun Owners of America, joins Adam Camac to discuss the tragic Las Vegas shooting, gun politics in the aftermath of the shooting, gun-free zones, how often guns are used for self-defense purposes, why background checks are not effective, and other gun-related topics.
172. The Trump Administration’s Iran Policy with Daniel McAdams
Monday, October 23, 2017: Daniel McAdams, Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and co-host of the Liberty Report, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the Iran deal, the neoconservatives, and the Trump administration’s Iran policy.
171. Why It’s Time to End the War in Afghanistan with Scott Horton
Friday, October 20, 2017: Scott Horton, host of the Scott Horton Show, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the War in Afghanistan and his new book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan.
170. How an App Is Assisting the World’s Poorest People and Disaster Victims with Gret Glyer
Tuesday, October 17, 2017: Gret Glyer, Founder of the DonorSee app, joins Adam Camac to discuss the DonorSee app, how it provides assistance to the world’s poorest people and disaster victims, how it is able to provide video updates showing how a donor’s money is used, and what makes DonorSee so unique.
169. The Catalan Independence Referendum with Dr. Tom Harrington
Friday, October 13, 2017: Dr. Tom Harrington, professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the Catalan independence referendum, the history of Catalonia, and the likely fallout from the referendum.
168. The Recent Mexico Earthquakes with Laura Carlsen
Thursday, October 12, 2017: Laura Carlsen, Director of the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the two major September earthquakes in Mexico, how devastating they were, and what the response to the earthquakes has been.
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